Stress

Managing Ongoing Pandemic Stress

2022-01-17T14:10:21-06:00

  In March 2020, the United States took a big gasp when officials announced that we were entering the grips of a pandemic. While everyone worked very hard to flatten the curve in the first few weeks, it has now been two years, and many people have not been able to catch a break. Therefore, [...]

Managing Ongoing Pandemic Stress2022-01-17T14:10:21-06:00

Coping With Anxiety

2021-12-13T11:59:31-06:00

  If you experience anxiety often, you may be addicted to anxiety without even realizing it. During the 17th century, Sir Isaac Newton determined that most people were afraid of the unknown. Therefore, they often become paralyzed and unable to make a move. Psychologists and others call this analysis paralysis. A simple change of perspective [...]

Coping With Anxiety2021-12-13T11:59:31-06:00

8 Ways To Help Manage Your Stress

2021-04-27T17:02:04-05:00

  You may be able to lessen the bad effects of stress on your physical and mental wellbeing by following any or all of these 8 Tips: Establish and stick to a regular exercise routine- Getting regular exercise- even 30 minutes daily of walking- can help you not only get out of a mental funk [...]

8 Ways To Help Manage Your Stress2021-04-27T17:02:04-05:00

Support for Caregiver Stress

2021-07-26T11:34:29-05:00

If you are a caregiver or parent taking care of a loved one suffering from a mental or physical illness, or a caregiver of an aging parent, it is inevitable that you will feel overwhelmed, exhausted, angry, sad, or frustrated, or perhaps a combination of all of these at times. This is quite natural, and [...]

Support for Caregiver Stress2021-07-26T11:34:29-05:00

5 Ways to Cultivate Self-Awareness

2020-09-30T15:52:24-05:00

Being self-aware means that we are aware of our emotions and emotional state at any moment, which can positively affect our thoughts and behaviors in any situation. We may even be able to even see ourselves objectively- what we say and do as seen from the perspective of someone else. This obviously isn’t an easy [...]

5 Ways to Cultivate Self-Awareness2020-09-30T15:52:24-05:00

Stress Reduction Techniques That Really Work

2020-07-23T20:31:43-05:00

If you are feeling stressed, try one or more of these techniques to regain your calm. For some of these techniques, some time and practice may need to put in in order to actualize the benefits. Others can work towards helping you almost instantly. The important thing to realize is to pay attention to your [...]

Stress Reduction Techniques That Really Work2020-07-23T20:31:43-05:00

Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Season

2022-05-26T16:09:25-05:00

Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Season Some may call this “the most wonderful time of the year”, but we know that the holiday season can actually be some of the most stressful months of the year. The busy nature of the season can lead to depression and overwhelming stress. Take some time to prepare for [...]

Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Season2022-05-26T16:09:25-05:00

Why Does Stress Matter?

2020-05-13T22:00:08-05:00

Stress Symptoms: Effects on Your Body and Behavior It has become almost a contest to see who has the highest levels of stress, as if the higher the stress level in your life the better you are doing or more important your job.  For some people not having too much on your daily schedule can [...]

Why Does Stress Matter?2020-05-13T22:00:08-05:00

Stress Management

2020-03-16T21:25:39-05:00

What is Stress and How to Recognize That You Need Help Simply, stress is a set of physical reactions to a psychological event. The physical reactions to stress include an increase in blood pressure, blood sugar level, heart rate, and adrenalin. Of course in times of true external danger (e.g., being attacked by a mugger), [...]

Stress Management2020-03-16T21:25:39-05:00

Stress, Depression and the Holidays: How to Make the Season Brighter

2020-03-16T21:24:12-05:00

  The holidays are ideal for spending time with family and friends and are seen as a joyous time of year. However, anxiety and depression are also especially common during the holidays, since planning trips, buying gifts and hosting get-togethers can be significantly stressful. Here are some ways to keep your mental health intact as [...]

Stress, Depression and the Holidays: How to Make the Season Brighter2020-03-16T21:24:12-05:00
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